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Delightful Victorian sterling silver rattle. Made by WH Collins & Co. in Birmingham in 1897. Kitty stands stiffly in snug fitting jacket and trousers. Only the tail is free to flick back and forth. A funny depiction of feline ill grace. A bit of a sour puss, but endearing nonetheless. Mother of pearl handle. Fully marked. Good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 4 3/8 x W 1 1/2 x D 7/8 in. #BV513

Listed Price $1,200.00

English Georgian sterling silver condiment shaker, late 18th century. Baluster on raised foot. Cover pierced with engraved diaper and twisted finial. Worn marks include crowned T (body) and crowned V and letters RP (cover). Good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 x D 2 in. Weight: 2.8 troy ounces. #BO173

Listed Price $450.00

Austrian Classical 800 silver tray, ca 1920. Rectangular well with curved corners. Tapering sides with bold egg-and-dart rim. Fully marked including letters HZ and Budapest retailer’s stamp “Bachruch A. Succ.” Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 12 3/4 x D 9 1/2 in. Weight: 18.5 troy ounces. #BV824

Listed Price $995.00

Set of 4 George III sterling silver candlesticks. Made by William Cafe in London in 1768. Each: Spool socket with detachable and twisted-fluted bobeche; tapering shaft with knops and flanges on twisted fluted foot mounted to square and stepped base. Gadrooning. Real deal midcentury Georgian. Fully marked. Excellent condition with very good patina.

Dimensions: H 10 3/4 x W 4 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. Total weight: 80 troy ounces. #BV764

Listed Price $25,000.00

Set of 11 English Victorian dinner knives, ca 1880. Each: Tapering and chamfered rectilinear agate handle with bead terminal and silver-plated blade. Agate red and mottled in varying shades. Blades marked “Joseph Rodgers & Sons / Cutlers to Her Majesty”. Very good condition. Blades have some spotting and discoloration.

Height: 9 in. #BV864

Listed Price $3,000.00

Two pairs of American gilt sterling silver open salts and pepper shakers. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each salt: Hemispheric bowl with hoof supports. Each pepper: Baluster with 3 hoof supports; cover domed with ornamental piercing and ball finial. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and postwar pattern nos. 23246 (peppers) and 23247 (salts). Very good condition with nice toning. Dimensions: Salt: 1 1/8 x D 2 1/4 in. Pepper: H 4 3/4 x D 1 7/8 in.

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Listed Price $1,295.00

La Rochelle silver dinner set for 12. Made by Tetard Frères in France. This set comprises 90 pieces (dimensions in inches):

Knives: 12 dinner knives (9 3/4) and 12 fish knives (8 1/8);

Forks: 12 dinner forks (8 1/4), 12 dessert forks (6 7/8), and 12 fish forks (6 7/8);

Spoons: 12 soup spoons (6 7/8) and 12 teaspoons (5 3/4);

Serving pieces: gravy ladle (6 7/8), spoon (8), sugar spoon (5 1/2), cold meat fork (9 5/8), butter spreader (6 1/2), and pie server (10 7/8).

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Listed Price $15,000.00

Turn-of-the-century French gilt bronze picture frame. Rectangular window in same surround with raised leaf-and-dart, imbricated leaf, and beaded borders. Red guilloche border and applied and pierced flower baskets, cornucopias, bouquets and shells. Ribboned and leafing rinceaux crown. With glass, silk lining and hinged easel wire support. For portrait (vertical) display. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H (overall) 12 1/8 x W 8 7/8 in. Window: H 7 1/8 x W 5 in. #SW13

Listed Price $5,000.00

Super stylish Modern sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1912. Tapering bowl on round and stepped foot. High-looping handle and v-spout with ice guard. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 18214 (first produced in 1912), director’s letter m, and volume (3 1/4 pts). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 x W 9 1/4 x D 5 1/2 in. Heavy weight: 30 troy ounces. #BV627

Listed Price $3,250.00

Rare Japonesque hand-hammered sterling silver baby rattle. Made by Whiting in New York, ca 1885. Flat and round head with double sided piercing with applied flower head and beetle on front. Baluster handle with second beetle and whistle terminal. Chain handle with finger ring. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions (without chain): H 4 1/4 x D 1 5/8 in. Gross weight: 1.7 troy ounces. #BV521

Listed Price $2,000.00

Set of 32 Edwardian sterling silver plates. Made by Durgin (part of Gorham) in Concord, 1927-1929. This set comprises 16 dinner plates and 16 bread and butter plates. Each: Round plain well and tapering shoulder with framed garlands and shells alternating with leafing scrolls and pendant flowers; rim reeded. Elegant and restrained.

All fully marked with Brand-Chatillon retailer’s stamp. All dinner plates have Durgin maker’s stamp, no. 6/1, and Gorham date symbol (5 for 1927, 8 for 1928,... Click for details

Listed Price $45,000.00

Pair of Art Deco Classical sterling silver compotes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1919. Each: Round and fluted well with central leaf-and-dart flower head. Wide shoulder and reeded rim. Knopped baluster support on raised round foot. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 19560A (first produced in 1919), and director’s letter m. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 4 7/8 x D 5 7/8 in. Total weight: 18 troy ounces. #BV798

Listed Price $2,000.00
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